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  • Dish, ca. 1520
    Italian (Deruta)
    Tin–glazed earthenware (majolica) with on–glaze blue painting and luster; Diam. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
    Inscribed: IESUS NAZERENUS REX IUDEORUM X (Jesus of Nazereth, King of the Jews, Christ)
    H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.93)

    The scene depicted on this dish is usually called the Incredulity of Saint Thomas, a frequently illustrated event from the Gospels in which Christ shows the wound in his side to Thomas, the doubting apostle, who is thereby convinced of his resurrection.

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  • Dish, ca. 1520
    Italian (Deruta)
    Tin-glazed earthenware (majolica) with on-glaze blue painting and luster; Diam. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
    Inscribed: IESUS NAZERENUS REX IUDEORUM X (Jesus of Nazereth, King of the Jews, Christ)
    H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.93)

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